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Family Favorites...Pineapple Parfait Pie Family Favorites...Pineapple Parfait Pie By The Iowa Housewife 05/23/14 10:00 This is one of the pies that was popular when I was a young housewife. I made several different versions of it when it was my turn to host the Ladies group I belonged to. Simple to make, and so tasty. It was an easy dessert. The Better Homes and Gardens...
Family Favorites...High Citrus Pie Family Favorites...High Citrus Pie By The Iowa Housewife 05/16/14 10:00 Chiffon Type Pies were quite popular in the 40’s . This recipe from the Better Homes and Gardens Golden Treasury of Cooking is that type of pie. I made these often when I was first married and we entertained a lot. Now days, I still make them, but just...
Family Favorites...Golden Peach Pie from canned peaches Family Favorites...Golden Peach Pie from canned peaches By The Iowa Housewife 05/02/14 12:48 This recipe from my Better Homes and Gardens 1962 cookbook uses canned Peaches. I used it for years as we lived out in the country on Lake Superior when I was a young house wife. No fresh peaches to be had, anywhere. The nearest town was nine miles away...
Creamy Pear Pie Creamy Pear Pie By The Iowa Housewife 04/29/14 10:00 Eric kindly lent us his cookbook, America’s Hometown Recipe Book . Among the recipes I am trying was this recipe for pear pie. I usually have pears on hand as we all like them and while I did alter this slightly, it is very close to the original recipe....
Family Favorites...Amish Apple Pie Family Favorites...Amish Apple Pie By The Iowa Housewife 03/14/14 09:00 I had four Honey Crisp apples to use up and thought I would try this apple pie recipe. The introduction said it was the best apple pie around. Well, I don’t know that I would go that far, but I must say that is is quite good. It is a different tasting pie...
Family Favorites...Velvet Custard Pie Family Favorites...Velvet Custard Pie By The Iowa Housewife 03/07/14 10:00 Custard pie is one of my personal favorites and this is a very good recipe, the author claims that this pie will not weep or bead up. Scalding the milk before using does help with this. According to the Joy of Cooking , to scald milk, heat in a heavy pan...
Family Favorites.... Sweet Potato Pie Family Favorites.... Sweet Potato Pie By The Iowa Housewife 02/14/14 10:00 Well, I have found another of those Do Not Do This At Home things. Last year I made a Sweet Potato pie for Bettie and her boss. They said it was good, but too much like a pumpkin pie. This year I decided to go to the source, who better than a southern cook...
Family Favorites - Mom's Pumpkin Pie Family Favorites - Mom's Pumpkin Pie By The Iowa Housewife 10/25/13 10:00 Baked a pumpkin pie today as the weather has cooled down a little. I always use my Mother’s recipe. I think she got it from a Carnation Milk recipe booklet, but it is not the same one they use now, My family really likes this one and so do I. It has more...
Lemon Meringue Pie Lemon Meringue Pie By The Iowa Housewife 10/24/13 10:00 I made lemon pie last week and realized that we had never posted it on the blog. This is one of my families favorite pies and is easy to make. I always use a double boiler to cook the filling. It will take a few minutes longer that way, but you are not...
Apple Cider Pie Apple Cider Pie By The Iowa Housewife 10/03/13 10:00 Fine Cooking Pie Cookbook did it again. I rarely make a two crust pie, but the recipe for the Apple Cider Pie looked so good that I thought I would just have to try it. What a great pie! Everyone really liked it, and I could eat the filling as it is thickened...
Buttermilk Pie Buttermilk Pie By The Iowa Housewife 10/01/13 10:00 Fine Cooking Pie Book has a recipe for Buttermilk pie that I just had to try. We like chess type pies (pecan pie is a chess pie) and this is just a little different from some I have made. The buttermilk and lemon give it a slight tang which shows of the...
Fine Cooking Pies, Crisps and Cobblers Fine Cooking Pies, Crisps and Cobblers By The Iowa Housewife 09/21/13 10:00 Myrna and I couldn't agree on one cook book for the next two weeks, so we are each going to do our own thing! I love to bake bread and bake all our family bread, usually sharing some with Myrna’s household too. I had some recipes backlogged that I wanted...
Family Favorites - Homecanned Apple Pie Filling Family Favorites - Homecanned Apple Pie Filling By The Iowa Housewife 09/20/13 10:00 This recipe is from my sister-in-law, Bonnie . It turned out really good. I sliced my apples into apple cider, an idea from my friend Effie, whose family owns a plant nursery and apple orchard where they sell hundreds and hundreds of pies every year. They...
Family Favorites - Green Tomato Pie Family Favorites - Green Tomato Pie By The Iowa Housewife 09/06/13 10:00 One of the benefits of having a garden is that you have green tomatoes. A pie we like and that I rarely get to make is Green Tomato Pie. This is a dessert pie not a dinner pie. You can make it with just green tomatoes or with a combination of green tomatoes...
Sour Cream Pie Peach Sour Cream Pie Peach By The Iowa Housewife 08/14/13 10:00 Since Bettie’s boss gave me this cookbook, I thought I would make a pie for everybody. Pie and peaches being one of his favorites, this seemed like a good recipe to try. Everyone thought it was quite good and worth making again. I thought it was fairly...
Pie Crust Tips Pie Crust Tips By The Iowa Housewife 08/10/13 10:00 Some more tricks to making pie crust. I am reminded again, how many people consider making pie crust a hard thing to do. Since it is one of my favorite things to bake, I am going to update the pie crust tips already posted. Sue’s tips and my tips. Ready...
Family Favorites - Peach Pie Family Favorites - Peach Pie By The Iowa Housewife 08/09/13 10:00 Peaches are the fruit of summer. While I prefer eating them fresh my family really likes Peach Pie. As I don’t mind making pie I will make several during peach season. The recipe I use is from a 1962 Better Homes and Gardens cookbook . I don’t think it...
Amaretto Coconut Cream Pie Amaretto Coconut Cream Pie By The Iowa Housewife 06/05/13 10:00 Bake Sale Favorites has recipes that are good for bake sales and I would say Ladies Luncheons. This recipe for Amaretto Coconut Cream Pie is one of those. I would be leery about taking it to a bake sale, just because it needs to be refrigerated, It reminds...
Family Favorites - Rhubarb Cream Pie Family Favorites - Rhubarb Cream Pie By The Iowa Housewife 04/26/13 10:00 Rhubarb Pies are the most common form of Rhubarb usage. The recipes vary from plain Rhubarb, Strawberry Rhubarb, I have seen one for Sour Cream Rhubarb, which I have not tried. I do make a Custard Rhubarb pie but the recipe I am going to post is our favorite...
Family Favorites  - French Raspberry Pie Family Favorites - French Raspberry Pie By The Iowa Housewife 04/19/13 10:00 Raspberries are one of our favorite fruits. So this pie is also one of our favorites. I made some changes in this recipe to make it more user friendly and to adapt it to our tastes. I will give you the recipe as I made it. It started life as a tart but...
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